Villa Fiesole is a typical Tuscan manor house, set on the top of a hill one step away from the charming town of [a:105:Fiesole], within short distance from Florence and with limitless views over the city and its surrounding countryside.
The property offers a self catering apartment on the ground floor, with private fenced garden set on a plateau which overlooks the city of [a:223:FLORENCE]. With independent entrance and private parking, this apartment is the ideal base for day-trips in Tuscany as well as a peaceful vacation in the countryside yet within a short distance to Florence and a short walk away from the fascinating town of Fiesole.
From the wide green meadow which is fully equipped for outdoor meals, sunbathing and moments of relax, a large French door opens to the spacious living room. The main room is furnished with much taste matching all modern comforts with the traditional Tuscan style. A wide screen LCD SAT TV with DVD player is available as well as wireless internet connection (you must bring your laptop).
On the right side you reach a fully equipped kitchen with all modern appliances like refrigerator, freezer, stove, oven, dishwasher and a stainless steel double sink, very useful for all kinds of preparations from a rapid snack to a delicious full course Tuscan menu. If you prefer not to cook and have a home made dinner in your villa, the owner can arrange a cook upon request.
The dining room is set in a charming covered veranda with direct access to the garden, ideal for meals in any season of the year. You choose if you want to keep the doors and windows opened or closed. The garden is equipped with charming garden furniture, sun umbrella, table and chairs where to enjoy relaxing moments with a glass of CHIANTI wine while admiring the sunset over the Tuscan hills.
The left side of the villa comprehends the night time area including 3 bedrooms and 2 bathrooms. The master bedroom is furnished with an antique wooden double bed, decorated with personal taste, with painted walls and family objects. Its own private bathroom is very modern, equipped with a bathtub with hand held shower, WC, bidet, double sink and large mirrors.
The villa offers two cozy twin bedrooms, which share one large bathroom. The first bedroom, in tones of rose and red, is wide, illuminated and very comfortable with two charming twin beds in country style.
The large bathroom which serves the two twin bedrooms is spacious and fully equipped with shower, WC, sink and bidet. The third bedroom, decorated in tones of blue is also very comfortable, furnished with twin beds. Both bedrooms have large windows which open directly to the front garden, with lovely views of Florence. The single beds can be joined to form a double bed!
The lush garden is rich of local plants, pergola of vines, old trees and flowers. As long as the villa is set on the top of a hill, the garden is located on a high position composing a plateau with amazing views. The large city you see below is Florence, which can be reached in 15 minutes by bus from Fiesole, the close by town. The panorama is impressive particularly in the night, which creates the ideal atmosphere for a candlelight dinner.
The hills and fields with surround Florence, that can be seen from the garden and the villa's windows, are all covered of local vineyards, olive groves and local woods. In fact, you can visit many wine and olive oil producing properties all around.
The town of Fiesole can be reached by foot as behind the villa a small street will lead you up to the town centre, it takes one or two minutes! In the town you find a charming historic centre, many restaurants, shops, cafes and all facilities, including public transportation into Florence. In addition to visit the fascinating city of Florence with all its attractions and museums, from the you can easily catch a train into Pisa, Siena, Arezzo, Lucca or even Venice and Rome.